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Life Coach, Lifesong Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya

Organization: Lifesong Kenya
Contact Name: James Ouma
Position Type: Local Volunteering (in person)
Address: P.O. Box 23333
Nairobi, 00100  
Great For: Great for Christians, Great for Families, Great for Groups, Great for Kids, Great for Teens
Service Area(s): Directly Serving People, Dance and Drama, Christian Camping, Children and Youth Ministry, Arts and Humanities, Counseling / Addiction / Recovery, K-12 Christian/Catholic Schools, Mentoring, Sports and Recreation
Hourly Commitment:
5.0 per: Day
Number of Positions:
Number of Volunteers in this
Position in the Past Year:
One-time / Ongoing Position: Short Term Service/Seasonal

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This is a position that is to be filled by an individual who will teach the children basic life skills and how they can respond to issues and challenges they face in their life. The life coach should be able to have a manual, ice breaker games and be ready to put the children’s interests at the centre. Roles of Life Coach • Teach life skills • Mentor and direct the children on responsible lifestyles • Provide complimentary service to teachers and other staff by addressing the needs of learners who require help in overcoming barriers to learning in order to achieve their full potential • Liaising with staff to identify learners who would benefit from mentoring • Helping learners who are underperforming in their subjects, either on a one-on-one basis or in a group setting • Developing and implementing strategies to support learners by building their self-esteem and confidence • Advising parents and guardians on behavior strategies and parenting skills • Maintaining accurate records and preparing written progress reports on work carried out • Helping source for funding and resources to support learners and other activities • Helping with transition activities for learners moving from primary to secondary school
Initially Posted: 12/11/2015
Last Updated: 12/11/2015

This position is available during the following dates each year:
Start Date:   01/02
End Date:    04/03